ORS 455.158¹
Verification of required license prior to issuance of permit

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Public body" has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 ("Public body" defined).

(b) "Work on a structure" means the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of a structure.

(2) A public body that administers and enforces a building inspection program shall ensure that a person required to be licensed under a provision of ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227) to 446.200 (When noncompliance with city or county regulations authorized), 446.225 (Administration and enforcement of federal manufactured housing safety and construction standards) to 446.285 (Advisory board education programs), 446.395 (License required) to 446.420 (License required to maintain action), 446.566 (Ownership document contents) to 446.646 (Department of Consumer and Business Services rules), 446.666 (Regulation of dealers, dealerships and salespersons) to 446.746 (Manufactured structure dealer criminal offenses), 479.510 (Short title) to 479.945 (Restricted energy contractor's license), 479.950 (Minimum safety standards) and 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations), this chapter or ORS chapter 447, 460 or 693 in order to obtain a permit for work on a structure has a current, valid license of the type required for the permit. [2007 c.549 §3]

Note: 455.158 (Verification of required license prior to issuance of permit) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Although state structural specialty code sets standard requiring only single wall construc­tion, home rule city was entitled to enact ordinance requiring new homes to use double wall construc­tion. State ex rel Haley v. Troutdale, 281 Or 203, 576 P2d 1238 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt regula­tions, (1974) Vol 36, p 1102

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors455.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 455, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­455ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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